Tread Softly (1952 film)
Tread Softly is a 1952 British crime film with music, directed by David MacDonald and starring Frances Day, Patricia Dainton and John Bentley. A chorus girl investigates a series of mysterious happenings at a derelict theatre.
|Directed by||David MacDonald|
|Produced by||Vivian Cox |
|Written by||Gerald Verner|
|Based on||BBC radio serial|
The Show Must Go On by Gerald Verner
|Starring||Frances Day |
|Music by||Ivor Slaney|
|Cinematography||Reginald H. Wyer|
|Edited by||Jean Barker|
|Distributed by||Apex Film Distributors (UK)|
- Frances Day as Madeleine Peters
- Patricia Dainton as Tangye Ward
- John Bentley as Keith Gilbert
- John Laurie as Angus McDonald
- Olaf Olsen as Philip Defoe
- Nora Nicholson as Isobel Mayne
- Harry Locke as Nutty Potts
- Betty Baskcomb as Olivia Winter
- Robert Urquhart as Clifford Brett
- Ronald Leigh-Hunt as Inspector Hinton
- Michael Ward as Alexander Mayne
- Nelly Arno
- Hamilton Keene
- Betty Hare
- Colin Croft as Dancer
- Kenneth MacMillan as Dancer
- Keith Sawbridge as Pianist
- Anthony Verner
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- Verner, Gerald (1 January 1950). "The Show Must Go on: The Novel of the B.B.C. Serial Play". Wright & Brown – via Google Books.
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- Chibnall, Stephen; McFarlane, Brian (23 October 2009). "The British 'B' Film". Palgrave Macmillan – via Google Books.
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- Chibnall, Steve & McFarlane, Brian. The British 'B' Film. Palgrave MacMillan, 2009.